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    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Collier County is located in Florida with a population of 356,774. Collier County is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Collier County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Collier County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Collier County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Collier County are highly rated.
Population
356,774

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$316,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,178
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Collier County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    62
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    12.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    7.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    181
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,041.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    44.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    30%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

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Collier County Reviews

2 reviews
What I like most about Collier county are the recreational activities like canoeing or bike riding. I also am most interested in the various community center where folks can volunteer and get involved in fun activities, but above all the beaches there are beautiful and are close to where I live.
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The beaches are always filled with happy tourists. Naples is the perfect get away from up north. The school systems are involved, the environment is very healthy, it is filled with diverse families from all around. Naples is said to be "in a bubble" which keeps up the safety of its residents.